Fall 2017 Comparative Physiology Seminar Series
The Seminar Series in Comparative Physiology presents current research on fundamental and applied aspects of animal physiology. Our weekly seminars feature one or two speakers who are primarily graduate students in the Department of Integrative Biology or visiting early-career scientists from a local university.
We meet Friday's in SSC 3317 from 1:30-2:20 pm. All are welcome.
Sept 22 - Nick Bernier
Tips for a successful scholarship application
Sept 29 - Sean Avey
How the expression of green fluorescent protein and human cardiac actin in the heart influences cardiac function and aerobic performance in zebrafish
October 6 - Michael Livingston
Widespread use of ammonia volatilization during air exposure suggests that amphibiousness is an ancestral killfisish trait
October 13 - Jim Ballantyne
How important is nitrogen scavenging by sharks?
October 20 - Sarah Schorno
Emptying and refilling of hagfish slime glands: Insights from slime exudate composition and histology
October 27 - Louise Tunnah
Do prior diel thermal cycles influence the physiological response of Atlantic salmon to subsequent heat stress?
November 3 - Pria Mahabir
Identifying the neural basis of female receptivity within and between Drosophila species
November 10 - Louise Milligan
November 17 - Koley Freeman
Carry-over effects of early-life food availability on stress physiology and survival: A supplementation experiment in a winter breediing passerine
November 23 - Pat Wright
Peer review workshop